Action not backed by knowledge and knowledge not translatable into action, both can not stand the test of time.
You can never learn less, you can only learn more.
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed.
Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly - they'll go through anything. You read and you?re pierced.
To educate a person in the mind but not in morals is to educate a menace to society.
As we acquire more knowledge, things do not become more comprehensible but more mysterious.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information upon it.
I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think
What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul.
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.
No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
I like poems you can tack all over with a hammer and there are no hollow places.
I cannot live without books.
Science is a rising force, It is creating a new world about us. It needs to be watched and pressed into service, and in any case, it would be courting disaster to ignore it.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Science is what we have learned about how to keep from fooling ourselves.
The progressive development of man is vitally dependent on invention.